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Recipe of the Week – Blistered Tomatoes

  Tomatoes, tomatoes every where!!! Try this quick side dish for cherry tomatoes. It’s just a little change up but so good.     Ingredients: 2 teaspoons butter 1 teaspoon dried or fresh basil 1 pint cherry tomatoes 1/2 teaspoon white sugar salt and pepper to taste Directions: Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high…

Recipe of the Week – Chicken Piccata

  This delightful chicken dish is perfect for an easy dinner for two. We like it with salad and wild rice as a side dish.       Ingredients: • a 3/4-pound whole skinless boneless chicken breast, halved lengthwise • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter • 1 tablespoon olive oil • 2 tablespoons dry white wine…

Recipe of the Week – Fruit Salad Parfaits

  If you’re looking for a new way to entice your family to eat their fruits and vegetables, these salad parfaits may do the trick. They are pretty to look at and even better to taste!   Ingredients 1 pkg. (6 oz.) baby spinach 4 cups assorted fruit, cut into bite-size pieces (i.e. banana, orange,…

Recipe of the Week – Apple Bars

  What to do with one or two left over apples? Make these oh so good apple bars.   Ingredients • 1/2 cup melted butter • 1 cup white sugar • 1 egg • 1 cup all-purpose flour • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon • 1 cup apples – peeled, cored…

Get out of the Heat in Hershey PA and into the Chocolate Lab!

If it’s too hot for outdoor fun in Hershey, PA, then here’s a great delicious alternative. The Hershey Story is a wonderful interactive museum devoted to all things Chocolate and Hershey. It’s great fun for everyone from kids to adults. Our Hershey PA inn especially recommends all the activities in the Chocolate Lab. Classes run…

Cream Cheesy Cubed Zucchini with Lemon and Oregano

We just picked our first zucchini! (I won’t be this excited in August). Frank and I just love this quick easy recipe. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cups cubed zucchini 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest 1 pinch red pepper flakes salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste cayenne pepper to taste 2 tablespoons cream…

Recipe of the Week — Charred Corn Salad with Basil and Tomatoes

  Believe it or not we’re starting to see local corn in the markets. The farmers say the unusually mild spring got them off to an early start. Our good friend Becky brought this wonderful dish to a recent picnic and everyone wanted the recipe.     Ingredients for Charred Corn Salad with Basil &…

Recipe of the Week – Blueberry Muffins with Streusel Topping

  The blueberries in the garden are almost ripe and there are plenty at the farmers markets. These muffins are one of my personal favorite summer treats.     2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries 1/2 cup butter 3/4 cup…

Recipe of the Week – Rocky Road Candy

This is a great recipe to make with children. These Rocky Road drop candies include just 3 ingredients – dark chocolate, chewy marshmallows and toasted nuts. You can experiment with adding different nuts, chunks of white chocolate, or dried fruit to the mix. If you only have large marshmallows, snip them into smaller pieces with…

Jazzin’ on the Pride – Harrisburg Riverboat Cruises

We are always looking for special experiences for guests at our bed and breakfast in Hershey, PA, and Harrisburg’s Riverboat – The Pride of Susquehanna – is one of those little known treasures. We love the Jazz cruises every Thursday night. Enjoy smooth jazz, cool breezes and cold drinks as you glide by the beautiful…